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Haslam, Catherine, Jetten, Jolanda, Cruwys, Tegan, Dingle, Genevieve, Haslam, Alex - The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure - 9781138123885 - V9781138123885
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The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure

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Description for The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: MBNH9; MMJT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Why do people who are more socially connected live longer and have better health than those who are socially isolated? Why are social ties at least as good for your health as not smoking, having a good diet, and taking regular exercise? Why is treatment more effective when there is an alliance between therapist and client? Until now, researchers and practitioners have lacked a strong theoretical foundation for answering such questions. This ground-breaking book fills this gap by showing how social identity processes ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
Number of Pages
490
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781138123885
SKU
V9781138123885
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About Haslam, Catherine, Jetten, Jolanda, Cruwys, Tegan, Dingle, Genevieve, Haslam, Alex
Catherine Haslam (PhD, Australian National University) is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland. Her research focuses on the social and cognitive consequences of identity-changing life transitions (e.g., trauma, disease, ageing). She was an Associate Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (as part of its Social Interactions, Identity and Well-being Program), is an Associate Editor of ... Read more

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'The New Psychology of Health could not have come of age at a more critical point in time. Setting out an analysis that has been meticulously developed and tested over the last decade, this book moves us beyond the stereotyped terms of a debate about whether health is a product of genes, environment or chance. Instead it argues ... Read more

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